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Armey urges Tea Party activiststo press Nelson on health care

 By GEORGE BENNETT Palm Beach Post Staff Writer PALM BEACH GARDENS — After drawing big crowds to Tax Day protests, town hall meetings and a march on Washington, the Tea Party movement can’t rest on its laurels, former House Majority Leader Dick Armey told a lunchtime gathering of activists here. Armey, chairman of the Washington-based FreedomWorks […] Continue reading →
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Palm Beach County, ready for 15% tax increases? Commission approves higher FY 2010 budget.

 Despite hearing dozens of citizens’ pleas not to raise taxes, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners on Sept. 21 voted 5-2 for an FY 2010 budget of $4,101,758,250 — an increase from this year’s $3,999,428,421 budget. Those voting in favor of the budget were Chairman Jeff Koons and Vice Chairman Burt Aaronson as […] Continue reading →
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Palm Beach County, ready for tax increases? Commission approves higher FY 2010 budget

 Despite hearing dozens of citizens’ pleas not to raise taxes, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners on Sept. 21 voted 5-2 for an FY 2010 budget of $4,101,758,250 — an increase from this year’s $3,999,428,421 budget. Those voting in favor of the budget were Chairman Jeff Koons and Vice Chairman Burt Aaronson as […] Continue reading →
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County budget, higher taxes have you fuming? Blow off some steam at commissioners meeting!

 The South Florida Tea Party encourages citizens to add their input about the upcoming county budget at the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners meeting Sept. 21, at which officials will hold a public hearing to discuss their budget proposal for FY 2010. “State law requires that two public hearings be held to discuss a […] Continue reading →
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SFTP featured in South Florida Sun Sentinel

 Tea Party group takes aim at government spending from D.C. to South Florida Critics say organization is out to bash the president. By Andy Reid South Florida Sun Sentinel Palm Beach County political newcomer Everett Wilkinson seeks to lead South Florida’s “irate, tireless minority.” Wilkinson and a few others teamed up to create the South […] Continue reading →
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South Florida Tea Party West Palm Beach Protest featured in World Net Daily

 Tea partiers counterattack ‘bad guys on bad mission’ by Joe Kovacs WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Many Americans from coast-to-coast turned Independence Day 2009 into a “counterattack” against what they call the high-spending, freedom-shrinking policies of President Barack Obama and members of Congress, irrespective of party affiliation. With some 2,000 rallies taking place in all […] Continue reading →
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New Video: South Florida Tea Party Members Address PBC Commission

 South Florida Tea Party member Mark Martin has edited together a Youtube video of two separate Palm Beach County Commission meetings where both he and Suzanne Squire addressed the Commissioners over fiscal matters. After Commissioner Burt Aaronson made a snide inquiry about the lack of attendance of other Tea Party Patriots following Suzanne’s speech, Mark […] Continue reading →
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Tea Party Patriots Respond to Commissioner Aaronson

 At the Palm Beach County Commission meeting of May 19, 2009, Suzanne Squire, a single working mom, took off time from work to go to the Palm Beach County Commission Meeting. Suzanne, once allowed to address the Commission, said that the spending was unsustainable and then referenced famous pioneer and Congressman David Crockett, who said […] Continue reading →
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July 4th Tea Party

          South Florida Tea Party will be attending the Events in West Palm Beach at 4th on Flagler to Declare our Independence from Debt!   Details to follow.   ________________________________________________________ MARCH ON WASHINGTON September 12, 2009, 10:00am-6:00pm.  West Front, United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.         South Florida Tea Party will be chartering a plane to leave […] Continue reading →